Getting a Tax Professional to Help with IRS Problems

There are only three (3) professionals that are permitted to represent taxpayers without restriction before the internal revenue service: attorneys, certified public accountants (cpas) and enrolled agents.

An Enrolled Agent is a person who has earned the privilege of practicing, that is, representing taxpayers, before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents are licensed by the Federal Government and have been regulated by congress since 1884 (for nearly 125 years).

Enrolled Agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants (CPAs), are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, what types of tax matters they can handle, and which IRS offices they can practice before. However, unlike attorneys and CPAs (who possess general legal and accounting knowledge), Enrolled Agents specialize in taxation, and more specifically IRS Tax Problem Resolution. Enrolled Agents are the only tax professionals who receive their right to practice from the United States Government (unlike attorney's and CPAs who receive their right from the state they practice in).

Although there are SOME very qualified attorneys and CPAs that specialize in resolving IRS Problems, their licenses DO NOT REQUIRE them to take continuing education related to tax matters and solving IRS Problems. It might SHOCK you, but even though a CPA is likely to prepare tax returns, his or her credentials come from a GENERAL knowledge of accounting, NOT a specialization in taxes.

Further, an attorney gets his or her credentials from a GENERAL knowledge of the law. Even a tax attorney's credentials are related to general tax planning NOT SOLVING IRS Problems. Following a tax attorney's "creative" planning is the catalyst that got many of our current clients in trouble with the IRS to begin with. An ENROLLED AGENT is the ONLY professional REQUIRED to demonstrate to the IRS that they are competent in matters of taxation and IRS Problem Resolution BEFORE they may represent taxpayers.

Tax law and regulation is in a constant state of flux. The only way to know you are getting the most current and up-to-date advice is to deal with a professional that stays abreast of the most recent changes. The only professional that is guaranteed to have the most current and up-to-date education - is the ENROLLED AGENT - simply because they are the only ones REQUIRED to be up-to-date on tax matters and IRS Problems specifically.

Consider these facts: It is entirely possible for an attorney to graduate law school and pass the bar exam without taking a single course on federal taxation. An accountant can get a degree and sit for the CPA exam with as few as two courses in federal taxation. However, an Enrolled Agent's education consists of three practice areas of study - individuals, businesses and IRS practice, representation and procedure - all having to do specifically with federal taxation and the Internal Revenue Service - and spanning more than one hundred specific federal taxation courses of study.

When experience, education and expertise count - who do you think is more qualified to represent you before the IRS? Springer Jones is an Enrolled Agent and specializes in IRS problem resolution. His entire practice is devoted to helping taxpayers, just like you, solve their problems with the IRS. An Enrolled Agent is a person who has earned the privilege of practicing, that is, representing taxpayers, before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents are licensed by the Federal Government and have been regulated by congress since 1884 (for nearly 125 years).

Enrolled Agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants (CPAs), are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, what types of tax matters they can handle, and which IRS offices they can practice before. However, unlike attorneys and CPAs (who possess general legal and accounting knowledge), Enrolled Agents specialize in taxation, and more specifically IRS Tax Problem Resolution. Enrolled Agents are the only tax professionals who receive their right to practice from the United States Government (unlike attorney's and CPAs who receive their right from the state they practice in).

If you are currently struggling with an IRS Problem and need immediate help, please request a FREE 30 minute, no obligation consultation by visiting my website at http://www.getirshelptoday.com

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